THE GUNN & MOORE
SOUTH NOTTINGHAMSHIRE CRICKET LEAGUE
WEEKLY REPORT 25th July 2015
9-48 + 220 = (A Tie)
Suhail Ahmed & Kashif Sardar star as
drama unfolds at Collingham
“BELL & JEROME” DIVISION A
Suhail Ahmed returned truly magnificent figures of 9-48 as Hucknall 112-1 totally destroyed Balderton 110-10 as the two in form teams met in the clash of the day, both teams had been in fine form of late and was left to Dale Campbell 81* to secure victory for the leaders. Lerato Kgoatle 87, Tim Taylor 39, Craig Mellors 3-28, Andrew Edge 3-44 & Alan Villiers 3-64 all contributed in the winning draw for Long Eaton 255-7 against Notts Unity Casuals 179-9 for whom Arslan Shah hit 56 and Tayyab Khan took 3-64. Collingham 266-8 came out on top in the relegation battle over Thurgarton 262-4 thanks to an unbeaten 69 from Ben Dixon and 58 from David Pipes, earlier Josh Downie 128, James Taylor 61* & Colin Cliff 47 had seemed to have set a most difficult target to chase down. Moving back into second place are Ellerslie 245-9 with a handsome win over Belvoir 128-10 as Hamish Moore 78 & 3-15 Dan Footit 65 & 3-33 & Suman Shrestrha 3-36 all returned creditable figures whilst Greg Oldfield 4-45 bowled well for Belvoir. Wollaton 180-5 gained a valuable win as they defeated Gedling Colliery 178-10 and they had Mustafa Iqbal starring taking 7-37 and David Barr hit 57 in the successful run chase.
“200 DEGREES COFFEE” DIVISION B
Safeer Ahmed 51* & 5-29 from Nadeem Ghani for Wilsons 134-4 ensured victory over highflying Hyson Green Carrington 133-10. Danny Williams hit 71 as Kimberley posted an imposing target of 260-6 but then Sam Ogrizovic 140* & Ben Lee 87* shared a brilliant unbeaten opening stand for victors Hoveringham 262-0 as they remain well clear at the top. Calverton 162-2 brushed aside relegation threatened Eastwood 168-10 as Scott Andrew 66* & Matt Dean 50* saw them home. Kulvern Kandola took 4-28 as West Bridgfordians 158-8 came out on top in a low scoring match against Bottesford 142-10. Despite Alex Cobbett taking 5-49 and Hamish Llewelyn scoring 49 Wollaton 150-8 fell to defeat as Clifton 209-10 returned to winning ways with Craig Fairhall hitting a run a ball 62 and Bernard Kirk took 3-56.
“ROTHERA DOWSON” DIVISION C
A spell of 4-38 from Johnathan Thornton saw Beeston & Toton Sycamore 116-7 edge home against Hucknall 115-10 for whom Pete Hudson hit 45. A match winning 46* from James Burton guided Gotham 148-5 home to the win as they chased down the target set by Southwell 146-9. Chris Allcoat 46 & Tom Shields 4-25 ensured another victory for Attenborough 124-5 this time as they travelled away to defeat Keyworth 124-10. Plumtree 197-7 were again in fine form as they defeated Kirkby Portland 124-10 and D Marks did the damage taking 5-29. A Haq hit 78 and team mate Joe Richardson 98 & 4-45 starred as Thrumpton 268-8 then dismissed Gedling Colliery for 190-10 in which Pranav Badia hit 73.
“FEET” DIVISION D
Ian Huskinson 83 & 3-26 still ended up on the losing side as West Bridgfordians 209-5 fell to defeat thanks to 64 from Alex Casper and a glorious 113* from Alan Lewis saw Ellerslie 213-4 stride to the win. Ozzy Quyyum 5-17 & John Gell 4-28 were the inspiration as Gedling & Sherwood 98-5 brushed aside opponents Bramcote 97-10. Michael Playle 5-23 ripped the heart out of opponents Underwood 124-10 but then Matt Sisson struck with 4-18 as Hickling 116-10 fell to an eight run defeat. Bimal Parmbil 43, Jake Harling 34*, Joe Murphy 37* & James Faulkner 4-34 ensured it was a good day all round for Newark R & M as coasted to a well-earned win over Sutton Bonnington 130-10. Simon Ward’s 55 accompanied by a solid all round team performance guaranteed maximum points for Radcliffe on Trent 214-10 in their away win at East Bridgford 170-10.
“TROPHY MASTER” DIVISION E
Ibraheem Asif hit a fine innings of 121 as Notts Unity Casuals 216-10 were victorious over visitors Fiskerton 155-10. An amazing finish saw Adrian Kitchen 62* stranded as Collingham 174-10 lost their last wicket with the scores level in the match against Basford Mill 174-10 for whom Tom Bosworth returned figures of 4-47 in this tied game. Rebecca King 4-15 stole the headlines as Kirkby Portland 120-5 overcame Farndon 119-10 to dent their title chances. 83* from Paul Chadwick for Belvoir 182-5 proved decisive as they had the narrowest of wins over Lenton Willoughby 180-8 for whom Rizwan Ahmed hit 66 and took 3-25. Alan Pearson 139 & 4-54 grabbed the headlines as Eastwood 317-6 defeated Wymeswold 244-6 in a run fest of over 560 runs on the day.
“GB BOOKKEEPING” DIVISION F
Nick Briggs hit a quick fire 60 in East Leake’s 124-1 win over Long Eaton 122-6 in which Steve Higton scored 66. Cameron Good hit 55 for Bingham 150-10 but Kimberley 151-3 came out on top with Tim Wheatley top scoring with 47. A trio of fine performances from Liam Hartley 53, Darren Smith 63 & A Hussain 4-31 saw Burton Joyce 148-3 overwhelm Plumtree 142-10. Derek Pickering 107 & Matt Lowe 44* guided Calverton to 217-7 and seemed to be in control until brothers Jamie 84* & Ben Lambourne 59 took Whatton & Aslockton 218-2 to a crushing win. Muhammad Niazi 5-33 & Rizwan Mirza 3-23 delivered the knockout blows as Gotham 178-10 comfortably defeated Caythorpe 89-10
“NCSL” DIVISION G
Yaqoob Khan 94 & 95 from Adil Khan saw Ruddington 301-10 keep up the momentum with a crushing win over title contenders Caunton 180-5. Spencer Taylor 69 & Johnathon Archer 77* shared an opening partnership of 135 as Flintham 184-1 cruised to victory when chasing down the target set by Southwell 180-9. Dave Hardy took 4-39 and Julian Tadd 3-38 as Ravenshead 166-8 completed a 25 run victory over visitors Kinoulton 143-10. Glen Sutton 38 and 41* from Mike Fowler enabled Bottesford 187-7 to return home with the win over Beeston & Toton Sycamore 186-6.
“JRL ESTATES” DIVISION H
Ben Johnson 64 & Paul Wilson 62* put Woodborough 178-6 in control until Mark Wallbank enforced it even more by taking 6-2 as they then dismissed Newark R & M for a meagre 74-10. Hyson Green Carrington 207-7 had Tayub Rehman top scoring with 97 but were left deflated as Josh Tranter hit a superb 101* and Andy Smith 68 as Balderton 208-2 cruised home by 8 wickets. Hiren Naik 4-19 bowled Young Lions 78-3 to yet another victory as they dismissed visitors Gedling & Sherwood for just 77-10. Lowdham 148-5 stay at the top of the league as they travelled to Gedling Colliery 145-10 with John Noall top scoring for the leaders with 47. George Judd 3-24 & James Guthrie 3-12 ensured the win for Hucknall 116-5 as they cruised home against West Bridgfordians 115-10.
“CARLTON CAR CENTRE” DIVISION J
Sam Henson with 4-32 helped Attenborough to a narrow 14 run victory over Wollaton 137-10 in a low scoring game. Continuing his recent run of good form Steve Yelland 74 helped ease Oxton 186-8 to the win over Hoveringham who fell short in the chase closing on 174-7. Inam Uddin 4-32 & Haider Ali 3-28 helped Clifton 127-10 to a nervy 7 run win over hosts Bramcote 120-10. The 52 from Mohammed Irshad and 5-35 from Amir Nazir enabled Chilwell 182-10 to return home victorious as they defeated Thrumpton 137-10. Keyworth 62-2 had a routine victory after they had bowled out hosts Cotgrave for just 60-10.
“KING STONE PRODUCTS” DIVISION K
Chilwell 37-10 were given a crushing defeat by Madni 339-4 Dec as Kashif Sardar blasted a masterful 220 and Adnan Siddique followed it up by taking 6-15. Josh Buckley 153 & 4-37 and Neil Gelder 39 & 4-37 were the architects in Stapleford’s 321-9 win over Basford Old Boys 160-10. Lenton Willoughby 55-3 had a comfortable win over a below par Caythorpe who were dismissed for 53-10. Youngster James Foster took 3-32 and Connor Richardson hit 62 but still ended up on the losing side as Underwood 197-10 defeated Kimberley 193-10 as Mark Weston hit 51 for the winners. Thurgarton 221-6 had an 83 run win over Basford Mill who fell short in the run chase after being bowled out for 139-10.
“SIGN SOLOUTIONS” DIVISION L
Ross Wild took 7-7 and Luke Harrison hit 54 as Great Dalby 131-6 ran out winners over Kirkby Portland 129-10.Newark R & M were unable to raise a side in their home game against Gedling Colliery. Jamie Manners 53* was the only contribution of any note as Lowdham 101-10 fell to defeat at the hands of Ruddington 139-10 as Phil Candy hit 46 for them. Nick Buckthorpe 65 helped Breaston 142-5 to the win over Radcliffe on Trent 140-10. The top two met and the leaders came out on top when Ellerslie 79-6 stumbled across the winning line against Poplars 78-10 in which Usman Aziz took 6-39 for the side from Little Bounds.
“ORACLE PROPERTY FINANCE” DIVISION M
Ian White hit a match winning 62 as Farndon 159-5 travelled home victorious when beating Belvoir 156-5 for whom yet again in the runs column was Mark Ebb 42. Ciaran Doherty 47 & David Harris 40 kept Attenborough 122-2 well in the hunt for honours with another resounding win this time over Wymeswold 121-10. David Shaw took 3-26 as Whatton & Aslockton 125-8 claimed a very narrow victory over Notts & Arnold 123-7. Mitch Frost again was in fine form hitting 71 for Burton Joyce 146-7 in their win over East Bridgford 142-7 not to be outdone though was team mate Matthew Powroznyk who took 5-25 in their teams win. Thrumpton were unable to raise a side in their away fixture at Collingham.
“NCSL DIVISION N”
Jake Birkemshaw 69* & 4-48 had a day to remember as his side Lambley 104-1 brushed aside Notts & Arnold 102-10. Michael Rees 67 & Andy Wagstaff 40 were the main contributors as Hucknall posted 166-7 and in return West Bridgfordians 148-10 fell 18 runs short. Paul Maylard-Mason 45 and D Axtel 44 & 4-18 made it a successful day for Bingham 176-10 as they came away with the win against Ellerslie 146-9.